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For the mobo in my signature. The problem is the PCI-E vid card. I have a Zalman ZM-NB47J and that's a total bust because it's too tall. Any suggestions?
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This is the only low profile thing i could find and its not low profile it just moves the hieght away from the northbridge area
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109131
    
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I used this for MSI Neo4 Platinum, the stock cooling fan started to make noise, it just fit under the PCI express card, cools really nice. Pushpin mounts, thermal grease & good to go.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3572&CatId=498
    
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Here a couple of pics of the Vantec Iceberg on my northbridge, very close to the PCI xpress card, but It clears it.

    
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http://svc.com/vc-re.html
The Evercool Twinkling is a great cooler. And no, the Thermalright is in no way, a low profile northbridge cooler.
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Originally Posted by swiftshinobi View Post
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The Evercool Twinkling is a great cooler. And no, the Thermalright is in no way, a low profile northbridge cooler.

As swift said, Evercool Twinkling VC-RE is a great nb cooler, and better news is that my friend has both that nb cooler and your motherboard, and everything fits perfectly, as well as the nb cooler works efficiently
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The Thermalright SLI is the best cooler for that board. Hands down. The cooler in my sig might work as well depending on the card and if you'll be modding for SLI.
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The Thermalright SLI is the best cooler for that board. Hands down.
The tittle of the thread is "Low profile northbridge cooler", and the Thermalright SLi nb cooler is far from low profile
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kinda odd that i'm recommending this one (i always remember seeing Snerp recommend it) - Jing Ting Forcetake

the Thermalright-SLI one you can't go wrong with

and the Vantec and Evercool are basically the same design, and they both do very well.

this Swifty one is pretty good, but its got more height than you can accomodate it seems

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The tittle of the thread is "Low profile northbridge cooler", and the Thermalright SLi nb cooler is far from low profile
well if it can cool the NB and be clear of the video cards i guess, technically, it's lower profile. but it's kinda semantics at that point
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post #10 of 11
You're either an awfully foolish person or a terribly narrow minded person to not understand why he's requesting low profile. You've likely never owned the board so you don't have a clue.
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